Protests of the long overdue and nearly completed Dakota Access Pipeline are growing despite the mountains of evidence showing that the wrongs alleged by angry demonstrators simply never happened.
Obviously, the 1,172-mile pipeline, which will carry much-needed domestic crude oil from North Dakota oil fields to a terminal in Illinois, has stirred passionate reactions among a small minority of neighbors. What is remarkable is that so few have objected to this project that spans 50 counties in four states.
In fact, the pipeline is 77 percent complete at a cost of $3 billion.
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